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Congressman Ely at the Passport Office. When Mr. Ely (exchanged for Mr. Faulkner) called at the office for his passport, a hearty laugh occurred over the brown paper on which it was printed, and which had been contracted for by the superintendent of public printing. He asked if it was Southern manufacture. The passport officer replied in the affirmative, and suggested that he should exhibit the specimen in the North, and say that although crude in its origin, we would refine upon it, anMr. Ely (exchanged for Mr. Faulkner) called at the office for his passport, a hearty laugh occurred over the brown paper on which it was printed, and which had been contracted for by the superintendent of public printing. He asked if it was Southern manufacture. The passport officer replied in the affirmative, and suggested that he should exhibit the specimen in the North, and say that although crude in its origin, we would refine upon it, and never cease striving for independence until we could make as good paper as the Yankees. The Yankee M. G. said he had no doubt we would arrive at the dignity of white paper.
From Norfolk. Christmas at Norfolk--Congressman Ely--the Murderer of Caffee — Negro Hiring — ladies' fair, &c. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch] Norfolk, Dec. 26, 1861. Yesterday was, comparatively, a quiet day in Norfolk. With very few exceptions, the stores were closed, and a large number of persons attended church. On some of the streets, as usual at Christmas, a number of boys were engaged in firing off "pop-crackers," as they are called here. Occasionally the discharge of pistols was heard; but owing to the high price of powder, the firing of guns, pistols &c., was much less frequent than on former occasions. Mr. Ely, the Federal prisoner, of whom much has been said, and who was exchanged for Mr. Faulkner, passed through this city yesterday, on route for the land of Yankee actions. He went down to Fort Monroe, yesterday afternoon, by flag of truce. The individual charged with shooting and killing Caffee, on Monday appeared before the M